Huntsville Company Named Winner At Inaugural Ontario Made Awards

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Ontario Made Awards

A food distribution company with their head office in Huntsville has been named one of four winners in the inaugural Ontario Made Awards.

On behalf of its Ontario Made program, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Ontario Made Awards. The best of the best in Ontario manufacturing and retailing were celebrated at the virtual Ontario Made Awards Ceremony on Feb. 24. Winners for these awards are Ontario manufacturers and retailers that help consumers make informed purchasing decisions and increase the sale and awareness of Ontario-made products. Grey Jay Sales & Distribution won in the Merchandising Excellence category.

“The Ontario Made Awards are an important piece of the Ontario Made program to help CME realize its vision of supporting and promoting Ontario-made products and strengthening our economy together,” said Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President of Policy, Government Relations and the Ontario Division at CME.

“Congratulations to the award winners! The success of the Ontario Made program is a direct result of your support and efforts to promote Ontario-made products and help Ontarians make informed purchasing decisions. You have become a benchmark for others in the industry to strive to match.”

Grey Jay Sales & Distribution has their head office in Huntsville and their distribution centre in Richmond Hill. The company supports manufacturers across Ontario to help achieve listings and shelf displays at corporate stores. Grey Jay has partnered with Loblaws to help promote the Ontario Made program and launch racks filled with Ontario-made products featured prominently at over 200 Loblaw banner locations.

The winners in all four categories are:

  • 2022 Manufacturer Spotlight Award – Bliss Dough
    • Manufacturer excellence in spotlighting Ontario Made and other “support
      local initiatives”
  • 2022 Retailer Spotlight Award – The Market Shoppe
    • Retailer excellence in spotlighting Ontario Made and other “support local initiatives”
  • 2022 Merchandising Excellence Award – Grey Jay Sales & Distribution
    • Demonstrates merchandising excellence of Ontario-made products
  • 2022 Consumer Awareness Award – Brown’s Concrete Products
    • Manufacturer excellence in leveraging the Ontario Made logo to raise awareness for locally made products

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